U.S. chief executives are highly confident in the growth prospects of the domestic and global economies over the next three years, as they look to grow their businesses while facing unparalleled disruption and change, according to a study released today by KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax, and advisory firm.
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The KPMG U.S. CEO Outlook 2019 report features results from an in-depth survey of 400 U.S. CEOs sharing their perspectives on the business landscape over the next three years. Key findings include:
“U.S. CEOs are highly confident and laser-focused on making their organizations more resilient in the face of various risks that threaten the growth of their companies,” said KPMG U.S. Chairman and CEO Lynne Doughtie. “Amid constant disruption and change, proactive leaders are executing agile, multi-faceted growth strategies that include M&A, alliances with third parties, investment in emerging markets, and accelerating innovation and collaboration within their organizations.”
Top Risks: Threats to Growth
When asked about the risks posing the greatest threat to their organization’s growth, CEOs identified disruptive technology (23%) followed by environmental/climate change (17%) and cyber security (16%).
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The KPMG U.S. CEO Outlook is part of KPMG's 2019 Global CEO Outlook survey of 1,300 CEOs. For more information, please visit: kpmg.com/US/CEOoutlook.
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